Forever Doon: Review

Thanks to BookLook Bloggers for a review copy. Forever Doon Synopsis “With the witch of Doon on the throne, Jamie believed dead, and Duncan and Mackenna trapped in Alloway, Veronica has no choice but to put her grief aside and prepare her remaining followers for the impending battle against the false queen and her forces. […]

Into the Wild: Review

If you followed my Alaskan travels this summer, you might remember that we spent a couple of days in Denali National Park. Our tour guide there mentioned a book about a young man who spent quite a bit longer there. His name was Christopher McCandless, and the book is called Into the Wild. “Alaska has […]

Say & Pray Devotions: Review

Thanks to FlyBy for a review copy of this book, and for one to give away. When my oldest daughter was just a toddler, I made a book for her (or maybe it was my sister? Can’t remember). It featured logos from stores we visited: Meijer. Chick-fil-A. Arby’s. She loved “reading” the book. Could she […]

A Night of Great Joy: Review

Thanks BookLook for a review copy for this affiliate-linked review of A Night of Great Joy. I’ve loved Mary Engelbreit’s work for years. She is an artist, and you may have received one of her note cards from me if I’ve ever written you a letter: Mary’s art pops up in many places — calendars, […]

Kit Kat & Lucy: Review

As an animal lover, I was intrigued by the premise of Kit Kat & Lucy: The Country Cats Who Changed a City Girl’s World: “After years of vibrant city life in San Francisco, Lonnie Hull DuPont reluctantly trades her three-room apartment on Telegraph Hill for a farmhouse in Michigan. She immediately misses the rhythm and […]

One Small Donkey

Donkeys. There’s just something so cute about them. Awwww! One of my favorite Christmas TV specials is Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, probably because it features — a donkey. So it was no surprise that I was drawn to the new children’s picture book (thanks, BookLook, for a review copy) called One Small Donkey. One […]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky, is a coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy named Charlie. It’s written in the form of letters that Charlie addresses to “dear friend,” although we never learn who the friend is. Charlie is just starting high school and is feeling a bit insecure about many things […]

Thornton Burgess Nature Stories Collection

  Thornton Burgess Natures Stories Collection review may contain affiliate links. Remember your childhood, and hearing tales of talking animals like Brer Rabbit and Peter Rabbit? Me too — I enjoy “talking animal” stories and the simple-yet-real lessons they often impart. That’s the type of thing you’ll find plenty of in the stories of Thornton […]

Introducing: Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge: A Biography for Children

Post contains affiliate links. Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge: A Biography for Children Prince George isn’t the only new addition to Britain’s royal family. As of today, I’m happy to announce that Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge: A Biography for Children is available in both Kindle and paperback versions. More about my latest “royal baby:” […]